• Alice Pung
    Q&A with Cambodian Writer Alice Pung

    Here Alice Pung talks to Khet Mar about what kind of a writer she would be if she lived in Cambodia, her challenges as a Cambodian writer born in a different country, and Writers in Motion, a regional tour she’s currently on with other 8 writers exploring the Mid-Atlantic and South.

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    Khet Mar on the Road

    Khet Mar, a City of Asylum Pittsburgh writer-in-residence, is on the road with Writers in Motion, a two week study tour of the Mid-Atlantic and the American South, sponsored by the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program.

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    Readings at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh: Khet Mar

    On March 3rd, City of Asylum/Pittsburgh conducted a reading of material from Burmese writer-in-residence Khet Mar, whose stories and poems were presented in Burmese, English, and Spanish. The reading featured Khet Mar, translator Michelle Gil-Montero, and poet and translator Roman Antopolsky.

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    Knocking on the Door of… Doug Nimmo

    In Knocking on the Door of… we present interviews with fellow residents of Pittsburgh’s Northside. Our second interview is with Doug Nimmo, owner of Doug’s Market, who talked to us about his love of the Northside, a ghost in the building, and his market’s opening day.

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